The Research & Thought Leadership division of the CTBUH performs objective research at all scales and distributes findings in the form of data studies that highlight critical issues facing tall buildings and future cities.
3 April 2023 | Tall Buildings in Numbers
This report shows that 147 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2022, a 25 percent increase from 2021, when 118 such buildings were completed. Disruptions to the supply chain, labor force, demand, and other factors have continued to delay the completion of in-progress skyscrapers. Nevertheless,
1 June 2013 | CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II
There are currently 109 skyscrapers over 150 meters in Europe. This number is set to jump to 161 by the end of 2015, meaning that there are more than 50 projects in advanced stages...
31 December 2012 | CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue I
For the first time in six years the number of tall buildings completed annually around the world declined as the effects of the global financial crisis became evident.
1 December 2012 | CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue IV
Twenty-six buildings taller than 150 meters have been built in Canada since 2005 and it added four buildings taller than 200 meters in 2012, the most ever in a single year.
23 September 2012 | CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally. Currently it has 239 buildings 200 mete...
1 June 2012 | CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue II
With the recent completion of two megatall telecommunication/observation towers it is perhaps time to review these structures and also explain why they are distinguished from buil...
31 December 2011 | CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I
The annual story is becoming a familiar one: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and now 2011 have each sequentially broke the record for the most 200 meter or higher buildings completed in a...